sexual assault

University of Victoria silencing sexual assault victims, students say

VICTORIA — A student says the University of Victoria failed her in its investigation of a sexual assault complaint and warned her to stay quiet about its findings. The student said she had to request...

B.C. mom asks court to halt government-ordered review of child abuse case

B.C. government asked for case review after a judge ruled social workers knowingly violated a court order banning the father from unsupervised visits.

Rape kit inaccessibility a hurdle to justice for victims in Canada: advocates

Rape survivor turned councillor fighting to introduce rape kits for her area in drive to remove hurdles in justice system for other victims.

B.C. politicians assaulted decades earlier demand end of rape culture

VANCOUVER — Margo Wagner and Joan Sorley had been friends for years before they realized they'd both been raped. The British Columbia politicians were drawn to each other, among the few women on the...
Canadian Politics, Canadian military, Sexual harassment, Sexual assault, NDP

More changes coming in wake of military sex misconduct report: ministers

OTTAWA — The military accepts and will implement all 10 recommendations from a hard-hitting report on sexual misconduct in the military, Defence Minister Jason Kenney said Wednesday. And he said the...

Ontario gets enlightened about sexual harrassment

In a powerful new ad against sexual assault and harassment, male actors look directly at the camera and thank viewers for staying quiet.  "Thanks for minding your own business," one man says,...

Best VIFF documentary and drama picks through the weekend

Midnight’s Children kicks it off but the documentaries are extra strong at the film festival this year.

Notification: High Risk Sex Offender Residing in Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Department believes that compelling circumstances exist requiring the Department to warn the public that Barry Ross Blaney poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of women...

Man accused of abducting Kienan Hebert a high-risk sex offender, records show

Randall Hopley convicted in 1985 of sexually assaulting five-year-old boy, was deemed at high risk to offend again.

Sexual assault near 29th Ave. Station

 Vancouver Police are issuing a public warning after a young woman was sexually assaulted while walking home from the 29th Avenue SkyTrain Station late Saturday night. Shortly before...